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Wendy Hiller an Academy Award Winning Actress

Wendy Hiller (August 15 1912 – May 14, 2003) was an English film and stage actress who enjoyed a varied acting career that spanned nearly sixty years. Hiller won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1959 for the film … Continue reading

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Mary Astor a Hollywood Film Actress and Academy Award Winner

Mary Astor (May 3, 1906 – September 25, 1987) was an American actress best remembered for her role as Brigid O’Shaughnessy in “The Maltese Falcon” (1941) with Humphrey Bogart. Astor began her long motion picture career as a teenager in … Continue reading

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Shirley Jones starred in a number of well-known musicals

Shirley Jones (born March 31, 1934) a stage, film and television actress and singer. In her six decades of show business, Shirley Jones starred as wholesome characters in a number of well-known musical films, such as “Oklahoma!” (1955), “Carousel” (1956), … Continue reading

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Bonita Granville an Academy Award nominated actress

Bonita Granville (February 2, 1923 – October 11, 1988) was an American film actress and television producer. Bonita Granville, at age 14, was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as an evil attention-seeking child … Continue reading

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Janet Leigh

Janet Leigh (July 6, 1927 – October 3, 2004) actress probably best remembered for her role in Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho” (1960) for which she was awarded the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress and was nominated for the Academy … Continue reading

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